Supporting Gender Equality Rapporteurs (GERs) in their role (2014)
This manual is intended to serve as a guide and a comprehensive tool toward the achievement of gender mainstreaming which is the (re)organisation, improvement, development and evaluation of policy processes, so that a gender equality perspective is incorporated in all policies, at all levels and at all stages, by the actors normally involved in policy-making.
Test your knowledge on mainstreaming a gender perspective
Always remember the basics: What is Gender?
Defnition Gender Mainstreaming
Two faces of gender mainstreaming
Characteristics of gender mainstreaming
Why Gender mainstreaming?
Getting started with Gender mainstreaming: steps in assessing gender impact
GER: THE RIGHT REFLEXES – OVERVIEW
A. Know your role as Gender Equality Rapporteur
B. Adopt the mindset of a Gender Equality Rapporteur
C. Know your FAQ – the FAQ you might ask yourself and those you might get asked as GER
GER – THE RIGHT REFLEXES PRACTICE FAQ & ASSESSING GENDER IMPACT
FAQ you might ask yourself and you might get asked as a GER
1. Might diferences between men and women play a role?
2. Which relevant social and cultural diferences between men and women might play a role?
3. How should the suggested activity/ text/ policy take those diferences into account?
GLOSSARY: WORDS AS BUILDING STONES TO INCREASE EFFECTIVENESS AND TEAMWORK
Always remember the basics first!
Invest in terminology and common language
ANSWERS TO THE TEST OF YOUR KNOWLEDGE ON GENDER MAINSTREAMING